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2017-06-20 11:34:09

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

Charlie whiting can bring back Imola

It seems that Imola is on track for his return in the racing calendar of Formula 1.Before last year signed a deal with the Monza, now supplanted by the CEO of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that Imola is doing everything to return to the championship.Now the authoritative Italian magazine La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that after inspection of the racing Director of the FIA Charlie Whiting, the track in Imola to its owners were granted permission to take the race class Formula-1.The Director of the Imola uberto, Selvatico Estense "I Hope we soon have a confirmation from the national authorities that we can run the program for the return of Imola in the Formula-1".Imola appeared first on the Formula 1 calendar in 1980, when it adopted the Italian Grand Prix. In 1981-2006 years the track hosted the Grand Prix of San Marino.

2017-06-19 08:04:04

Felipe Massa Ecclestone is a genius, but the world has changed

Felipe Massa Ecclestone is a genius, but the world has changed

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa believes that Bernie really had to go.Felipe Massa "don't get me wrong, I think Bernie Ecclestone is a genius. But the world has changed. Despite his brilliance, I think that Bernie does not fully understand all the current trends in his 86 years. It is important to move forward gradually.In some areas we need younger and more professional approach. As was the case with the fan of Kimi. Previously, such would simply not be".

2017-06-07 09:44:04

Bernie Ecclestone Ferrari best car

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes Ferrari can hope for a victory this season. Despite the fact that Bernie was removed from the position of Executive Director, he was present at four of the six Grand Prix this year, considering Monaco.Bernie Ecclestone "Ferrari has the best car now, and he makes a very strong impression. But they have to be careful with the Mercedes.When Raikkonen was leading the race, ahead of Vettel, I immediately told my guests that Ferrari do not finish in that order. It was clear at once".

2017-05-17 14:04:03

Red Bull again threatened to leave Formula 1

Sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko said that Formula 1 needs to move on to other engines. Otherwise, the Austrian team could leave the championship.Helmut Marko "We need a simple engine capacity of 1000 HP, where there will be one standard unit and KERS battery. The cost of creating engine should be in the region of 15-20 million euros.Independent companies like Ilmor or Cosworth should be able to participate in the championship, so we or, say, McLaren could use their engines. Last year, neither Mercedes nor Ferrari want to supply us with their engines, and only the version with Renault was affordable, not without the help of the pressure of Bernie Ecclestone.We want to have equal rights with manufacturers. We want the automakers didn't blackmail us".

2017-05-06 08:54:02

The Formula-1 has not approved the calendar with 25 Grand Prix

Chase Carey has officially confirmed that in Formula 1 in the long term does not appear 25 stages per season.Currently, the season has 20 Grand Prix, but next year the season will expand to one race. But when Liberty Media came to the championship, and Bernie Ecclestone was sent into retirement, there were suggestions that the calendar will be expanded to 25 races, but Carey has not confirmed this, calling the information hearsay.Chase Carey "In recent months we have met with the organizers and potentially interested cities, but it is too early to promote our plans in this regard.It is important to expand, but at the moment we want to focus on the promotion of racing that we have right now. It is also important to work with the ten teams that we have".

2017-05-05 11:14:03

Chase Carey Bernie Ecclestone much just did

Chase Carey Bernie Ecclestone much just did

The new head of Formula 1 chase Carey believes that his predecessor, Bernie Ecclestone, many simply didn't want to do for the championship.Chase Carey "I want to say "Yes" much more things. What is the value to have an idea, if the answer to all what you want to do is noThere are lots of things that were not done, but they needed to do. We felt that this is a sport that over the past five or six years really have not been involved fully. Full potential just idle. But we all make mistakes and nobody is perfect.

2017-05-04 13:34:05

Bernie Ecclestone I'm looking forward to continue the fight

Bernie Ecclestone I'm looking forward to continue the fight

Honorary President of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone said that he was very nice to watch the classic struggle of Ferrari and Mercedes.Bernie Ecclestone "I think Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will continue to fight for the first place. It will be a very interesting fight.This year Ferrari is really back in the fight for the title, and this is very good news. The fans are very tired of the domination of Mercedes in recent years and the increased competition helps promoters sell more tickets".

2017-05-03 16:24:05

The Prince of Monaco No special treatment there

The Prince of Monaco No special treatment there

Prince albert denied all speculation that Monaco always got and gets special treatment in the organization of the race.The Prince of Monaco "It's just a rumor. Bernie Ecclestone knew that Monaco came in Formula 1 thanks to our sponsors and the pilots.We always tried to beat out a more favorable deal between Bernie and ACM Automobile Club de Monaco. Ecclestone has always cared about us, but he made us pay the whole amount for your participation.I don't know all the prices, and perhaps our less than some other races, but you have to look at what the Monaco Grand Prix is of historical interest. We pay, and pay. So the rumors about free - Fudge the press".

2017-04-22 11:54:04

Ross brown we Have different views with Bernie

Ross brown we Have different views with Bernie

Sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn has dispelled rumors that he would not be able to work with Bernie Ecclestone.Ross Brawn "It's not true. I never said I wouldn't be able to work with Bernie. We have different views, but it would be very interesting to work with Bernie. Now this is impossible, since Bernie did everything in his own way for many years, although he did it very effectively.But I've never seen Bernie with important partners, of course, not in terms of doing business".

2017-04-14 10:34:03

Chase Carey We all agreed with Turkey

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey said that while negotiations with Turkey on the return of the race in Istanbul is completed.Chase Carey "We discussed with President Recep Tayyip erdoan and Director of the racetrack all the nuances of the race in Istanbul. It was decided that the race will be held under the auspices of the President of the Turkish Republic.We have much work to do before signing the agreement. We hope that the necessary procedures will be completed as soon as possible, and eagerly awaited return."The last time the Grand Prix of Turkey was held in 2011. Stage left the Formula 1 calendar after Bernie Ecclestone asked for too much money for hosting the race.

2017-04-06 12:34:04

Bernie Ecclestone wants to buy Interlagos

Bernie Ecclestone wants to buy Interlagos

According to the mayor of so Paulo, where the Interlagos race track, there are plans to give the reins of the track, one particular investor, which, as it became known, is Bernie Ecclestone.Joo Doria "Privatization route is the guarantee of the presence of Formula 1. I understand that Formula 1 is important, but with private money, not with the state.Ecclestone showed interest, he is going to participate in the auction. I have the impression that the international funds will also take part. I have no doubt that we will sell the track of Interlagos. And we sell it in good hands".

2017-03-31 11:54:05

Bernie Ecclestone returns

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone will return to the paddock during the Bahrain Grand Prix in his new role as honorary Chairman of the championship.Christian Horner, head of Red Bull "I Think that the role got, it will still be able to contribute.I'm sure he will participate in some upcoming events, and hope that the new owners of the championship will be able to use it constructively and profitably, building on the work that he was able to do in the past years".

2017-03-22 15:14:06

Pat Symonds the Speed of season 2017 - merit Ecclestone

Pat Symonds the Speed of season 2017 - merit Ecclestone

Former technical Director Williams Pat Symonds said that the new rules - it is a merit of the former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone.Pat Symonds "I think the acceleration of the cars will help to create a good show. But that wasn't the reason the rules have changed.Bernie Ecclestone was furious by the fact that 17-year-old Verstappen was able to immediately show the results in Formula 1. Bernie wanted to make it so that young pilots are unable to achieve success in these races. He wanted experience and ability outweighed the monetary capabilities of the relatives.

2017-03-22 10:44:05

The head of Formula 1 We just kicked Ecclestone

The head of Formula 1 We just kicked Ecclestone

The head of Formula-1 chase Carey said that Liberty Media has not only forced Bernie Ecclestone, and created the basis for a new leadership of the championship.Chase Carey "We just kicked Bernie. I tried to be unbiased, to try to make a decision based on what I saw and heard about his work.All I was told, and I myself saw it that Formula 1 was a one-man show for many decades. When I looked at the Formula-1, Bernie saw who controlled every decision, down to the paddock, and it seemed that nothing can change.We don't just shift the direction of movement of ten degrees. We really want to create a new way of doing business and a new culture of Formula 1. We just saw that Ecclestone has no place in this new world of Formula 1".

2017-03-21 11:34:04

Bernie Ecclestone I would like to work in Formula 1 for another year

Bernie Ecclestone I would like to work in Formula 1 for another year

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone believes that he should have left in the League at least for another year.Bernie Ecclestone "I would like to work in the championship for another year. You had to wait a year and then draw conclusions that worked or didn't work.If our collaboration does not work, then it would be possible to give me a kick in the ass. But different people run the company differently. I think that this is very similar to the work of American companies. Let's be absolutely reasonable they bought the car, and they want to drive it yourself.I have no illusions, I know how this world works".

2017-03-20 10:24:07

Bernie Ecclestone defended the 100 million prize for the Ferrari

Bernie Ecclestone defended the 100 million prize for the Ferrari

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has done everything possible to get Ferrari its historical 100 million in prize money.Bernie Ecclestone "the Problem is that many teams can leave after 2020, when you will need to sign a new "Contract of consent". It is important to obtain confirmation of the continuation of cooperation with big teams and manufacturers.With Ferrari I agreed only on the basis of preservation behind them 100 million bonus for his historic contribution to the development of the championship.Some teams are now saying that he would sign the "Contract", but after a week they can leave the championship. Therefore, it was important to the renewed commitment it is the major players".

2017-03-18 12:54:04

Bernie Ecclestone chase asked me for a favor

The former head of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone told that the head of Liberty Media chase Carey personally asked him for a favor.Bernie Ecclestone "the Only thing chase asked me to do, because he knows what I'm going to Brazil this weekend, is to talk to the President. He wants the President to partially sponsor the organisation of the race.Otherwise, we can lose this race, which I would not really like. This is a great race."The Brazilian track currently has a contract until 2022.

2017-03-17 15:04:03

Azerbaijan confronts Liberty Media

Azerbaijan confronts Liberty Media

The head of Liberty Media Greg Maffei sharply raskritikoval former approach Bernie Ecclestone to signing racing contracts, referring to the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan and calling it empty and uninteresting for Formula 1.Promoter of the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan Arif Rahimov responded to this criticism.Arif Rahimov "last year we had a great show, which everyone liked. For me it was an unpleasant shock to hear the comments of Greg Maffey who only recently took office and has not been in the race in Baku. He's been here for a few days, and we are working on Formula 1 within three years. In addition, this attitude is harmful to the heritage of Formula 1.Meanwhile, we can consider a new contract and a renewed commitment from Liberty Media".

2017-03-06 10:34:05

The head of Red Bull Remains to wait for the implementation of the plan of the new leadership

Head Red Bull Christian Horner said that the whole of the championship, it remains to be seen what will happen after the change of leadership.Christian Horner "what he did for Formula 1, Ecclestone is absolutely incredible, and I think it will take some time before the new management realizes that they have to do and how much is already done, Bernie.Liberty is a interesting things that will help to move Formula 1 forward. We have a lot of niches that can be filled, especially in terms of entertainment.We look forward to the implementation of these plans, we are ready to move forward".

2017-02-27 10:34:07

Chapter Mercedes Bernie invented the sport

Chapter Mercedes Bernie invented the sport

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff believes that to oust Bernie Ecclestone was a bit of a misnomer.Toto Wolff "Bernie invented the sport. He was able to make the race a couple of teams of a global discipline with a turnover of half a billion pounds. I think there are areas where there is no one better than him and I've never met a more experienced Manager. Bernie did these races as they are now.The new owners came all ready and will now simply remove the profits from PPV, sports rights in the United States, digital television. They have a field of activity that created the Ecclestone".

2017-02-23 11:44:04

Stefan Johansson Liberty Media too quickly expelled Ecclestone

Stefan Johansson Liberty Media too quickly expelled Ecclestone

The former pilot of Ferrari and McLaren's Stefan Johansson believes that the new owners Liberty Media incorrectly entered, dismissing Bernie Ecclestone so quickly.Stefan Johansson "It was a strange feeling, when I first heard about the departure of Bernie. I talked to friends from Formula 1, and it seems that all agree that it's kind of sad and wrong, even if he was like a grandfather.The changes will not be forthcoming. I don't even remember the other person in the paddock, except for Bernie. He led here forever. Will be interesting to see how will lead the new people.Personally, I believe that Liberty Media should retain Ecclestone next to him. A couple of years they had to learn from him the tricks of sailing in the world".

2017-02-10 12:14:05

Nico Rosberg I believe Wolff that Ecclestone will be back

Nico Rosberg I believe Wolff that Ecclestone will be back

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg believes that Bernie Ecclestone still has the opportunity to return to the world of Formula 1.Nico Rosberg "the Ecclestone said that one should never believe everything going, since he had already done something similar. And I believe Toto Wolff who is sure that one way or another, in a particular role, Ecclestone returns to Formula 1".

2017-02-09 10:54:05

Max Mosley to Put the door Ecclestone is a mistake

Max Mosley to Put the door Ecclestone is a mistake

Former FIA President Max Mosley believes that to oust Bernie Ecclestone from Formula 1 is the biggest mistake new owners of the championship.Max Mosley "I would never leave Bernie, don't put him in the door, as it did in Liberty Media.It should be left to do what he does better than others in the whole world to negotiate, to resolve issues with the organizers and promoters. In this case, the Americans would be able to focus on the digital side of the business. However, let's wait and see what they'll do without Bernie.

2017-02-05 18:04:04

Max Mosley Liberty Media would be difficult

Max Mosley Liberty Media would be difficult

The former head of the FIA Max Mosley believes that Liberty Media would be very difficult to manage all your assets.Max Mosley "I think it will be quite difficult. I think Ecclestone is brilliantly dealt with promoters and organizers, handled great with the whole structure of the championship. For someone new who came into this world without a personal relationship, it will be difficult to do business.On the other hand, Liberty Media will pay greater attention to social networking, virtual reality, the Internet, which absolutely was not done previously.

2017-02-03 10:54:02

Chapter Mercedes I'm Not sure that Bernie was gone

Chapter Mercedes I'm Not sure that Bernie was gone

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that he is not fully convinced that Bernie Ecclestone has stepped down from his post permanently.Toto Wolff "With Bernie, as always you'll never know actually, it left at all or will come back. But the truth is that most of the shares owned by chase Carey as the right to vote on decisions.Has happened before that the government back into the hands, of which sort was running. On the other hand, I can imagine that the situation is arranged so that turning back will not be simple".

2017-01-29 12:24:05

The mayor of London Any offers from Formula 1

The mayor of London Any offers from Formula 1

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan said that no proposals from the leadership of Formula 1 for the Grand Prix was received.Sadiq Khan "Until then, until you get the offer and will have a deeper understanding of the infrastructure of the Grand Prix of Formula 1 in London, we will not be able to comment on the possibility of the race".Earlier, Bernie Ecclestone is eagerly desired to hold a Formula 1 race in the UK capital.

2017-01-28 09:44:08

Chapter Mercedes I wouldn't be in F1 without Ecclestone

Chapter Mercedes I wouldn't be in F1 without Ecclestone

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff admitted that it would be sad to see the leaves Bernie Ecclestone.Toto Wolff "From the point of view of my personal experience, I would not be in Formula 1 without Bernie. He supported me in Williams, helped in moments of UPS and downs in the Mercedes. He was always very friendly to me. We had a good relationship although we are not agreed in opinion concerning business.Bernie had a unique feature - to always be everywhere at once. It covered the entire globe. He is a very good Manager".

2017-01-27 11:34:06

Damon hill, Bernie cannot be judged harshly

Damon hill, Bernie cannot be judged harshly

Champion 1996 Damon hill believes that to criticize Bernie Ecclestone after his departure dishonest activity.Damon hill "Criticism after the departing man is the last thing. I can't say that it was bad. Yes, Bernie didn't come up with a new sports rules. He was particularly clever about the qualifications, and it is very good that some of his ideas, as, for example, on the irrigation system, the alignment is not passed in the real world.But Eccleton was able to do one thing incredibly well - Packed Cup, and sell it to anyone for the highest price. He's a specialist".

2017-01-27 11:24:03

Nelson Piquet I helped Bernie

Nelson Piquet I helped Bernie

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet has admitted that he is grateful to his collaboration with Bernie Ecclestone.Nelson Piquet "For me Ecclestone has revealed many new things in the world of Formula 1. Much was a revelation. He told me when he signed a contract with me that if I'm two bad races in a row will perform, then fly out of the car. I was unpleasant, but now I understand that he's right.The modern world of Formula 1 Bernie obliged. Without him it would not be so globally. He like no other knows how to organize and combine all the key points".Nelson Piquet made his debut in Formula 1 in 1978, and in the same season, signed a contract with the Brabham team, then owned by Bernie Ecclestone. The Brazilian had a Brabham in seven full seasons and twice became a champion in 1981 and 1983.